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...there are now control freaks that inspect the lunches of preschool students in certain areas of the country in order to make sure that they contain the “right” foods….
A preschooler at West Hoke Elementary School ate three chicken nuggets for lunch Jan. 30 because the school told her the lunch her mother packed was not nutritious.
The girl’s turkey and cheese sandwich, banana, potato chips, and apple juice did not meet U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines, according to the interpretation of the person who was inspecting all lunch boxes in the More at Four... (more)
The above are new terms that have emerged to describe the young, middle-aged and old people in our digital society today; a radical immigration model for a new world where one’s degree of foreignness grows with age.
The theory goes that young people, “the digital natives,” i.e. those born after the Internet know nothing about paper encyclopaedias, postal mail and about paying for content. Their preferred shop for most things is found online. They don’t have to memorize anything – just ask God, I mean, Google. Their relationships are vast and temporary, their attention spans are fragile... (more)
These "seeds" of life probably arrived on Earth in meteorites blasted off Mars by impacts or volcanic eruptions, Geochemist Professor Steven Benner claims.
Prof Benner, from The Westheimer Institute for Science and Technology in the US, said: "The evidence seems to be building that we are actually all Martians; that life started on Mars and came to Earth on a rock."
Speaking at the Goldschmidt 2013 conference in Florence, Italy, he said: "It's lucky that we ended up here nevertheless, as certainly Earth has been the better of the two planets for sustaining life.
...denied many basic rights that other Americans took for granted.They, as well, rebelled. They participated in massive acts of nonviolent direct action, such as sit-ins at Woolworth counters in the South, boycotting buses in Montgomery, AL.Today, in the 2010s, many of our young people and some older folks are without jobs even though they received educations that were supposed to guarantee them stunning careers that would pay off student debts and allow them to start lives as contributing adults to the civil society.In the 2010s, millions of families have found themselves put out of their ... (more)
Rape is commonplace toward women of all ages and in different countries. Some rapists are never punished, not even taken to justice. In Virginia, a young man aged 30, known by the name of Jerry Terrel Jackson (JTJ) has been executed for having raped and suffocated an old widow of about 80 years old. The death of JTJ is the first to be recorded in the Virginia state’s inmate. JTJ was executed not by hanging but a procedure called a revised three drug cocktail.
In fact, the death of JTJ was pronounced at 9:14 p.m. on Thursday at Greensville gaol, called here Correctional Center.... (more)
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